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Your personal Wireless lighting system

Philips Hue combines brilliant and energy-efficient LED light with intuitive technology. Together, the light, the bridge and the smart controls will forever change the way you control and experience light.

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4 easy steps

1 Power your light sources

If you have a starter kit, screw the bulbs into your existing light fittings and turn on your wall light switches. For other Philips Hue lights, such as Philips Hue lightstrip plus, you only have to plug them in and power them. Simple.

2 Set up your bridge

Plug in your bridge and it will automatically power up. Connect it to your Wi-Fi router using the network cable provided. Wait for the three lights to come on and you are good to go.

3 Download the Philips Hue app and connect to your bridge

Download the app in the App Store or Google Play Store. Connect to the bridge. Find your lights. And there you have it, you've got Philips Hue.

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4 Play around and experience light in ways you had never imagined

Now that your system is up and running, it's time to get familiar with the possibilities of Philips Hue. Explore the functions of the Philips Hue app or download and try some third party apps and discover new ways to play with light. And when you're ready, you can expand your system to enjoy Philips Hue even more.

3 types of Philips Hue lights

Philips Hue offers three types of smart lights that come in different shapes, sizes and models. Choose Hue white for easy control and comfort, Hue white ambiance for relaxing warm white light to cool daylight to support your daily activities, or Hue white and color ambiance for an immersive experience. They all work together to make your home smarter, comfortable and energy efficient.

White and color ambiance

Limitless possibilities

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With Philips Hue you can transform your everyday lighting into an extraordinary experience. Connected home lighting offers infinite possibilities for playing with colors, syncing lights to your music, TV and games for immersive effects. And with hundreds of apps to choose from, the only real limit is your imagination.

White ambiance

Light for your moments

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Philips Hue white ambiance can help you to fall asleep and wake up gently. It can energize you and help you to concentrate, read and relax. Set the right ambiance for any moment with a range of beautiful, natural white light. Use the Philips Hue app to set any shade of white light, from cool energizing daylight to relaxing warm white light.


Easy control and comfort

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Control your smart lights from your bedroom to your backyard. You can even control your lights from anywhere in the world, as long as you have internet. Or simply automate your lights to make it seem like you’re home when you’re not. It’s all about simplifying your life and giving you peace of mind.

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White and color ambiance

White ambiance


Smart control

Away-from-home control

Light Schedules

Comfort Dimming

Create your Ambience



Paint with Light

Sync with Music

Sync with Movies

Meet the Hue app

Quickly and conveniently control your lights from anywhere with the Philips Hue app
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Create rooms


Home or away

Set the Scene

Quick Control

Daily Routines

Wake up

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Smart Philips Hue LED Light sources

The smart and energy efficient LED lights bring Philips Hue to life. They deliver bright and beautiful light for your daily activities, special moments, and immersive experiences. They're practical too. They dim. They flahs. They pulse. They do pretty anything you want. And They're available in different shapes, sizes and models to suit your home.

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Smart Wireless hub: the Bridge

The bridge is the heart of your Philips Hue system that connects your smart device to your Philips Hue lights. You can add up to 50 Philps Hue lights and accessories to one bridge. Linked to Wi-Fi via your router, it also connects your system to the wider world via the internet for out-of-home control and other smart features. The bridge is included in all Philips Hue starter kits, or you can buy it separatly and simply build your own Philips Hue system.

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Smart controls

Besides the several smart controls Philips Hue has to offer, you can control your Philips Hue system from any device, wherever you are. For the easiest way to set brightness, create timers, change colors (and so much more), choose the Philips Hue app. Discover different functionalities by trying one of the third party apps developed for Philips Hue.

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Smart wireless lighting system

Philips Hue is based on ZigBee LightLink, a low-power, safe and reliable technology to control your lights. New features and improvements are continuously added to the system to make it even more useful. Software and firmware updates can be done wirelessly and directly to your lights. The Philips Hue system can be easily integrated with other ZigBee-based systems for additional home automation.

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